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The hidden story of Soldiers' Mutinies, Strikes and Riots
In 1919, Britain came close to a workers' and soldiers' uprising. But it’s not a story the official WW1 commemoration wants to highlight.
In May 1919 the longest-serving prisoners began to be released; the last CO left prison in August. Many found that no-one wanted to employ them. Those who hadn't done alternative or non-combatant service were deprived of their votes for five years (though this wasn't always strictly enforced).